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Anderson Mutegi
 Anderson Mutegi

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Meru, Kenya

High School:
Ikuu Secondary School

Height:
6-2

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
05/01/1987

2010 (Junior): Indoor:Won bronze in the 200m dash at the Conference USA Championships, 21.81 ... competed in the 400m dash at the Texas A&M Challenge where he took third with a time of 47.31 ... was second at the Conference USA Championships in the 400m dash when he posted a time of 48.13 ... part of the 1,600m relay team that won a silver medal at the Conference USA Championships, 3:17.92. Outdoor: Recorded a time of 46.01 in the 400-meter dash at the NCAA Championships preliminary round ... clocked in his season best time of 45.22 in the 400m at the NCAA West Preliminary in the semi-final round, the time ranks third best all-time in UTEP history ... took two silver medals at the C-USA Championships, one in the 200m (21.23) andin the 400m with a time of 46.57 ... also finished second in the 400m at the UTEP Invitational, 46.24 ... claimed the Don Kirby 400m and 200m crowns crossing the finish line at 45.32 and 20.91, respectively ... ran his 200m season best 20.73 in the 200m in the conference prelims.


2009 (Sophomore): Indoor:
Conference USA champion in the 200m (21.61), 400m (48.14) and as part of the 4x400 meter relay (3:18.15) ... member of the distance medley relay that finished 12 at the NCAA Indoor Championships, 9:38.97, and Alex Wilson Invitational, 9:31.82 ... took sixth in the 200 meters at Texas Tech Invitational and seventh in the 1,600m relay ... seventh in the 400m, 47.53, at the Texas A&M Invitational, anchored the 4x400-meter relay, 3:14.72 ... placed third in the 400 meters at the Frank Sevigne Invitational, 47.39, and as the anchor for the 4x400 meter relay, 3:16.80. Outdoor: Took gold at C-USA Championships in the 400 meters with a NCAA regional time of 46.38, silver in the 200 meters, 21.05 ... won two 400m races with regional times of 46.86 at UTEP Invitational and 45.97 at Don Kirby Invitational ... posted two top finishes in the 200m first at Springtime Invitational with a regional time of 20.85 and at the Don Kirby Invitational, 20.85 ... fifth at Midwest Regionals in the 400m, 20.84 ... reached the semifinals at the NCAA Championships.

2008 (Freshmen): Indoor:
Finished fifth in the 400-meter dash at the C-USA Championships on March 1...40th in the 200-meter dash at the Iowa State Classic on Feb. 16. Outdoor: Took silver in the 400-meter dash at the C-USA Championships clocking in at a season-best 46:81 on May 17 and third in the 200-meter dash with a time of 21.04...placed third in the 200m at the Don Kirby Invitational (20.79) on May 3...fifth at the UTEP Invitational with a time of 21.31...sixth with a time of 47.37 at the Springtime Invitational on March 29...part of the 4x400-meter and 1600 medley relay teams that took first at the Texas Relays with times of 3:08.83 and 3:17.84 respectively on April 3... took gold at the UTEP Invitational 4x400 relay, 3:12.01, on April 12...

Before UTEP: Came to UTEP with PRs of 10.2 in the 100-meter dash, 20.95 in the 200-meter dash and 47.1 in the 400-meter dash.

Personal: Full name is Anderson Mureta Mutegi ... majoring in pharmacy ... son of Robert Mutegi and Diana Muthdhi ... has two sisters (Fridah and Magdalene) and two brothers (Peterson and Loytord) ... born May 1, 1987, in Meru, Kenya.

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